Ligand id: 2054

Name: vapreotide

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of esophageal variceal bleeding in cirrhotic liver disease patients and those with AIDS-related diarrhea. There is no information regarding approval for clinical use of this drug on the US FDA or European Medicines Agency websites. Individual national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The exact mechanism of action of vapreotide is unknown.